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“High on a hill” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bennington Battle Monument

Bennington Battle Monument
Ranked #1 of 25 things to do in Bennington
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Owner description: Monument to a key battle of the American Revolution. The monument stands over 300 feet tall.
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“High on a hill”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2011

The historical details of this monument passed me by, but as a building in an attractive location and with superb views for miles around it was excellent. We went in the sonow, and much of the scenery was quite magical. Also, the guide was a retired teacher who was an absolute pleasure to talk to.

Visited November 2011
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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222 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“So Glad We Stopped”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2011

We stopped during the last few days of the season and it was very easy to take pictures & ride the elevator to the top - no crowds. The fee has gone up from $2.00 to $3.00, which is no big deal & I feel like it's more of a contribution. Not real sure why the elevator guy needs a tip jar - he only has to push a button & there's only one button. Nice guy though.
This is a very nice & respectful tribute to those who fought in the Battle of Bennington. The gift shop had some neat things in it. Would certainly recommend as a historical monument. Very nice that the windows actually opened at the top.

Visited October 2011
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New York, NY
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“incredible 360 degree views of Southeastern Vermont!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2011

Great find for foliage weekend - the views are really unforgettable. People in the gift shop were very nice as well. The tower has some interesting history behind it...

Visited October 2011
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North Pole, Alaska
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Beautiful views from the top”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2011

If it's a clear day, spend the $3 and take the elevator to the top of the monument for magnificent (although narrow - as you look between support pillars) views of the surrounding area. We visited in October and it was much chillier up at the top than down below, so take a jacket with you in the cooler months.

Visited October 2011
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Raleigh, NC
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71 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Interesting History and Views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2011

The view from the top is excellent, especially during the fall color season.

The history associated with the monument is interesting.
It is a few minutes from the Old First Congregational Church.

Visited October 2011
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